What we loved at these restaurants in Boca Raton 


Our Palm Beach Post writers anonymously visit a restaurant in your neighborhood each week in search of the best menu item. We have rounded up the best neighborhood eats in Boca Raton and tell you why they liked each one!

GRAND LUX CAFE

  • Reason To Go: The huge menu proves there’s something for everyone, especially when it’s tough to agree on a desired cuisine. It’s also located in Town Center at Boca which is convenient for post-shopping hunger. Try the grilled chicken and avocado salad ($14.95). It’s not your average bowl of greens...it’s composed of sliced chicken, shaved carrots, sliced avocado tossed with citrus peanut vinaigrette. —Alexa Silverman, Palm Beach Post reporter

CITY FISH MARKET

  • Reason To Go: It’s one of the few seafood restaurants in the area. Go at lunchtime when the prices are less, but the portions still huge.  Try the smoked fish dip ($11.95), it’s big enough for three or four people and served with chips and veggies. —Alexa Silverman, Palm Beach Post reporter


MACY’S TASTE BAR CAFE

  • Reason To Go: A great place to grab a quick bite while shopping, especially if the kids are getting cranky. Plus, the options are healthier than what you would probably find at the food court. Try the Cobblestone Turkey sandwich ($8.95) which is a panini with a hearty amount of smoked turkey breast, melted Monterey cheese and bacon pressed between pieces of cinnamon bread. —Alexa Silverman, Palm Beach Post reporter

BRICKYARD

  • Reason To Go: The eatery is a great place to watch sports and some grab bar bites, especially with the fun outdoor seating which is perfect for socializing. It’s also likely one of the few places open past midnight in Boca Raton.  Try the American Sampler ($9.95), it’s a Monday special that allows you to taste a little bit of everything: ribs, chicken wings, hand-cut French fries and sliders! — Alexa Silverman, Palm Beach Post reporter

UNCLE TAI’S

  • Reason To Go: This landmark  restaurant has been serving its customers for more than 30 years. Plus, it’s one of the few locally owned gourmet Chinese food restaurants in Boca. If you’re really hungry, try the Oriental Sunset Dinner, which offers a four-course meal for a fixed price ($17.95). —Alexa Silverman, Palm Beach Post reporter

RAPPY’S

  • Reason To Go: On weekdays from 2 to 7:30 p.m., you can enjoy happy hour with “bar bites.” Some are selected from the menu, and others are tailored just for the special at the bar and high-tops. Try the crispy golden brown potato latkes ($8.95), which provided a hearty start to the meal with a soft, springy potato center, comparable to hash browns you might find at a breakfast joint. — Alexa Silverman, Palm Beach Post reporter


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